"The Prologue" from The Passaic Textile Strike
This film was part of an effort by striking immigrant wool mill workers. Two of the seven reels from their efforts have been lost, however, "The Prologue", a dramatization about the lot of an immigrant family working in the mills, is complete.
Run time 18:06Producer Albert Wagenknecht and othersSponsor Passaic Strike Relief CommitteeAudio/Visual silent, black & white
Production costs for the film were payed primarily by the American Communist Party.
From the AFI/Thomas Brandon Collection at the Library of Congress, copied at 19fps from a 35mm print.
August 26, 2010
BIG SURPRISE WATCHING MY GREATGRANDFATHER AND HIS COLABORATION IN THIS FILM!